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Maps of Old London. An atlas of Old London maps (detailed and quite large)… Street Map Of London, Old Maps Of London, London Map, Tower Of London, Old London, London Places, Bastille, Victorian London, Vintage London

Maps of Old London

Maps of Old London. An atlas of Old London maps (detailed and quite large), showing the growth of the City throughout successive centuries. Fabulous resource for Tudor, Stuart and Georgian researchers. http://www.gutenberg.org/files/40274/40274-h/40274-h.htm#

English Historical Fiction Authors: Newgate Gaol - a place to avoid Old London, London City, London Bridge, Diorama, Wales, Historical Fiction Authors, London Drawing, Titanic Ship, Scotland History

Newgate Prison was a prison in London, at the corner of Newgate Street and Old Bailey just inside the City of London. It was originally located at the site of Newgate, a gate in the Roman London Wall. The gate/prison was rebuilt in the 12th century, and demolished in 1777. The prison was extended and rebuilt many times, and remained in use for over 700 years, from 1188 to 1902.

A Masquerade at the King's Theatre, Haymarket, by Giuseppi Grisoni (attr), c The scene represents a masquerade in the King’s Theatre in Haymarket, a popular event during the century that imitated bigger events such as the Venetian carnival. Art Lyrique, Venice City, King Painting, Theater, Art Ancien, Regency Era, Art Uk, Victoria And Albert Museum, British Museum

A Masquerade at the King's Theatre, Haymarket | Grisoni, Giuseppi | V&A Search the Collections

Oil painting, 'A Masquerade at the Kings Theatre, Haymarket', ascribed to Giuseppi Grisoni, ca. 1724. Museum Number P.22-1948.

Map of Tyburn gallows and immediate surroundings, from John Rocque's map of… London History, British History, Cassandra Clare, London Drawing, Map Symbols, Love Conquers All, London Map, Gallows, Livros

Tyburn was a village in the county of Middlesex close to the current location of Marble Arch in present-day London. It took its name from the Tyburn or Teo Bourne 'boundary stream',[1] a tributary of the River Thames which is now completely covered over between its source and its outfall into the Thames. For many centuries, the name was synonymous with capital punishment, it having been the principal place for execution of London criminals and convicted traitors.

 Thomas Hemerford, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. Condemned for being a priest was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn. Tudor History, British History, History Books, Catholic Priest, Roman Catholic, Enrique Viii, English Reformation, Plantagenet, Gallows

An illustration, said to be from about 1680, of the permanent gallows at Tyburn, which stood where Marble Arch now stands. This necessitated a three-mile cart ride in public from Newgate prison to the gallows. Huge crowds collected on the way and followed the accused to Tyburn. They were used as the gallows for London offenders from the 16th century until 1759."

Old Slaughter’s Coffee House Old Slaughter’s is perhaps the most famous of all the Georgian coffee houses. From the band of intellectuals and artists who congregated there, William Hogarth formed the St Martin’s Lane Academy (which became the Royal. Time In England, Thomas Gainsborough, William Hogarth, The Blitz, London History, 15th Century, The Dreamers, Facade, Cathedral

Old Slaughter's Coffee House

Old Slaughter’s Coffee House Old Slaughter’s is perhaps the most famous of all the Georgian coffee houses. From the band of intellectuals and artists who congregated there, William Hogarth formed the...

The Tabard Inn, Southwark, London in Geoffrey Chaucer’s “The Canterbury Tales” Old Maps Of London, Shakespeare History, Guy's Hospital, Shakespeare's Life, Edinburgh University, Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury Tales, Victorian London, London History

The Tabard, an inn that stood on the east side of Borough High Street in Southwark, was established in 1307, when the abbot of Hyde purchased the land to construct a hostel for himself and his brethren, when business took them to London, as well as an inn to accommodate the numerous pilgrims headed on annual pilgrimage to the Shrine of Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral.

Covent Garden Square, although I prefer "Covent Garden Piazza". I brought in new elements like the wide, open area to England from places like France and Italy. That way, there is more room to enjoy the beautiful architecture! London History, British History, Tate Gallery, Tate Britain, Victorian Gardens, Old London, Covent Garden, Grand Tour

Hogarth: Room guide, room 5 | Tate

Hogarth past exhibition at Tate Britain, room guide

William Capon A reproduction as a postcard of the Italian Opera House (King's Theatre), built by John Vanbrugh, at the Haymarket before it was destroyed by a fire on 17 June 1789 Royal Academy Of Music, Queens Theatre, London Clubs, London Theatre, Victoria And Albert Museum, Architectural Elements, 18th Century, Opera House, Scenery

William Capon (1757–1827) A reproduction as a postcard of the Italian Opera House (King's Theatre), built by John Vanbrugh, at the Haymarket before it was destroyed by a fire on 17 June 1789

3 November - the "Tyburn Jig" was danced for the last time, when highwayman John Austin was hanged for his crimes from the "Tyburn Tree", the gallows erected in 1571 on an execution site in use since the century where Marble Arch stands today. William Hogarth, London History, British History, Old London, Political Cartoons, Poster Size Prints, 18th Century, Medieval, Old Things

William Hogarth's The Idle 'Prentice Executed at Tyburn, from the Industry and Idleness series (1747)